Upcoming Events

Frequent and varied events — such as lectures, art shows and workshops — play an active role in the continuing vitality and momentum of the Center for Western Studies.

Upcoming 2018-2019 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Monday, May 7-Friday, October 12 "On the Prairie: The Art of Eugene Christopherson," a gallery exhibition CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
First Saturday of the month: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday, June 8 Reception for "On the Prairie: The Art of Eugene Christopherson," a gallery exhibition CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, July 27-28 Augustana Academy Days Reunion: Come see a special exhibit of Augustana Academy memorabilia at the Center for Western Studies CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Friday: 1 - 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, August 18 Saturdays at CWS: Presentation by world-traveler Tom Dempster CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, September 8 Symposium on South Dakota politics and book release for "The Plains Political Tradition," Volume 3 CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. TBD
Thursday, September 13 Event with Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper editor Art Cullen TBD TBD
Winter 2018-2019 Gallery exhibition featuring the work of Judy Thompson CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
First Saturday of the month: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, February 15-17 39th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Sioux Falls, SD TBD
Spring 2019 Gallery exhibition featuring the work of Jerry Fogg CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
First Saturday of the month: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday-Saturday, April 26-27

51st Dakota Conference: "Health Care in the Northern Plains" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. TBD
Summer 2019 "Seven Generations: Mending the Hoop," a gallery exhibition featuring the work of Carolyne Landon CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
First Saturday of the month: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Past 2017-2018 Events
 

Date Event Title Place Time
Monday, May 22-Friday, October 27 "Weathered: The Northern Plains Landscape as Shaped by the Elements," 
a gallery exhibition
CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
First Saturday of the month: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, June 7 Reception for "Weathered: The Northern Plains Landscape as Shaped by the Elements," a gallery exhibition featuring the work of 22 regional artists CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, July 28-29 Augustana Academy Days Reunion: Come see a special exhibit of Augustana Academy memorabilia at the Center for Western Studies CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Friday: 1 - 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday, October 13 CWS Afternoons: Augustana University Writer-in-Residence Patrick Hicks talks about Herbert Krause on the occasion of a new edition of "The Thresher" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. 4 - 5 p.m.
Friday, November 3, 2017-Monday, April 16, 2018 "Historic Minnesota Wildlife Artist Roger Preuss," a gallery exhibition CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
First Saturday of the month: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, February 16-18 38th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Sioux Falls, SD

Friday: 5 - 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; 
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, March 20 Boe Forum on Public Affairs Elmen Center at 2505 S. Grange Ave. 7:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, April 20-21 50th Dakota Conference: "Korea and Vietnam: 25 Years of War in Asia (1950-1975)" CWS Fantle Building at 2121 S. Summit Ave. Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 8 p.m.;
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.